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PBS
Sep 29, 2010 2:00pm PDT
tavis: good evening. from los angeles, i am tavis smiley. geoffrey canada is the president and ceo of the harlem children's zone and he is the center of a new project. the sellout -- the film is a look at education in 20th- century america. the film is now open in select cities. "waiting for superman" is coming up right now. >> all i know is his name is james and he needs extra help with his reading. >> i am james. >> yes. >> to everyone making a difference, you help us all a better. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. nationwide insurance is on your side. >> and by contributions from their pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: geoffrey canada is the ceo of the harlem tilden's zone. he is at the center of a wonderful new project from davis guggenheim called "waiting for superman." the film is a look at the state of public education in this country. >> one of the saddest days of my life was when my mother told me superman did not exist. i was a comic book readers. i read comic books. i love them. even in the death of the ghetto, you just thought -- in the d
WETA
Sep 29, 2010 1:00am EDT
from their pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: geoffrey canada is the ceo of the harlem tilden's zone. he is at the center of a wonderful new project from davis guggenheim called "waiting for superman." the film is a look at the state of public education in this country. >> one of the saddest days of my life was when my mother told me superman did not exist. i was a comic book readers. i read comic books. i love them. even in the death of the ghetto, you just thought -- in the depths of again, you just thought he would show up and he saves all the good people. maybe i was in the fourth grade. my mom said, superman is not real. what do you mean he is not? no, he is not real. she thought i was crying because i thought santa claus was not real. i cried because no one was coming with enough power to save us. kids look at the world and the make certain predictions based on the evidence they are receiving from their peers, from their parents, and from their teachers. from their perspective, the world as a heartless, coldblooded place because, from their side, the
MSNBC
Sep 29, 2010 6:00am EDT
and mayor bloomberg are getting it right. remarkable stuff jeffrey canada is doing in harlem. jeffrey sachs, the bottom line is, i said earlier this week this is a moral issue, a national security issue, an economic issue. the united states of america can't move forward. we have to improve our k-12 education system. >> also a jobs issue. when you look at where the unemployment really is, those who finished college education have low unemployment. the unemployment is among people who don't have -- haven't been able to get through the educational system, get a bachelor's degree. so if we have all these dropouts, if we're not getting kids all the way through college these days and there's more and more of that, that's where the unemployment is also located. so it is national security. it's competitiveness. happiness, and it's the jobs. so this matters and these charter schools we're finding great successes and failures and it's a question of building on successes right now. >> coming up in just a few minutes, my your michael bloomberg. willie, how are you going to embarrass us. >> "the last wo
Search Results 0 to 6 of about 7 (some duplicates have been removed)